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Central odontogenic fibroma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20971024     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Odontogenic fibroma (OF) is a benign odontogenic tumor characterized by various amounts of odontogenic epithelium in a mature fibrous stroma. Two variants can be distinguished: an intraosseous or central OF (COF) and an extraosseous or peripheral. The intraosseous variant is an extremely rare tumor that presents clinical, radiographic, and histopathologic variable findings. A thorough review of the English literature revealed 78 cases of COF so far. Thus, we report an additional case of COF occurring in the maxilla of a 36-year-old woman. In addition, we performed a brief description and discussion of the cases reported in the maxilla and mandible.
Authors:
Felipe Rodrigues de Matos; Maiara de Moraes; Antonio Capistrano Neto; Márcia Cristina da Costa Miguel; Ericka Janine Dantas da Silveira
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of diagnostic pathology     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1532-8198     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Diagn Pathol     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9800503     Medline TA:  Ann Diagn Pathol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  481-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Post-Graduate Program, Oral Pathology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, RN, Brazil.
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